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Teleosaurus megarhinus Hulke 1871 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 270250

Belongs to Teleosaurus according to J. B. Delair 1958

Sister taxa: Teleosaurus asthenodeirus, Teleosaurus cadomensis, Teleosaurus geoffroyi, Teleosaurus priscus, Teleosaurus soemmeringii

Type specimen: BMNH 43086, a partial skull. Its type locality is Kimmeridge Bay, Mansel collection, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine mudstone in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore